31 05, 2019

ICC BASCAP publishes first report on counterfeiting and piracy in Vietnam

2019-06-07T17:09:36+02:00May 31st, 2019|BASCAP, Global issues & trends, Intellectual Property, News|

Several factors contribute to the wide-scale proliferation of counterfeit and pirated products in Vietnam.

3 04, 2019

Brands, maritime operators and US law enforcement seek to stop maritime transportation of counterfeits

2019-04-04T11:48:39+02:00April 3rd, 2019|BASCAP, News|

Representatives from major global brands, maritime companies and US law enforcement agencies met in Washington DC today to determine how to work together to stop the maritime transportation of counterfeit goods.

26 09, 2018

Brands and maritime operators propose best practices for tackling counterfeit goods in maritime supply chains

2018-09-28T15:46:34+02:00September 26th, 2018|BASCAP|

New “Know Your Customer, Due Diligence and Maritime Supply Chain Integrity” Best Practices Paper launched at Global Intellectual Property Crime Conference in Dubai. Dubai, 26 September 2018 Representatives from major global brands and maritime companies have developed a set of best practices for the maritime industry to reduce the volume of counterfeits shipped around [...]

27 04, 2018

ICC welcomes NIPRC signing of Declaration of Intent to Prevent the Maritime Transport of Counterfeit

2019-01-08T11:39:46+02:00April 27th, 2018|BASCAP, Global issues & trends, News|

The US National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (NIPRC) has become the latest signatory of the historic Declaration of Intent to Prevent the Maritime Transport of Counterfeit Goods (DOI).

22 02, 2018

ICC BASCAP supports A “Brand” New Day for trademarks

2018-02-23T11:27:28+02:00February 22nd, 2018|BASCAP, News|

How prepared are brand owners and businesses to adapt to rapidly changing social, technological, and cultural landscapes, both locally and globally? New Delhi, 22 February 2018 An International Trademark Association (INTA) workshop, to take place in India next month, aims to equip participants with the tools brands need to face present and future challenges. [...]

15 01, 2018

Indian Customs and brands join forces to fight fakes

2019-01-08T12:41:00+02:00January 15th, 2018|BASCAP, Intellectual Property, Intellectual Property, News|

Protection by Indian Customs is becoming one of the most effective tools for brand owners to safeguard their consumers from fakes. A further enhancement of public-private cooperation to crack down on the trade in counterfeiting is required.

14 12, 2017

BASCAP and React to host workshop to protect India’s consumers and economy from counterfeits

2017-12-15T10:49:54+02:00December 14th, 2017|BASCAP, Global issues & trends, Intellectual Property, News|

The escalating impact of counterfeiting and piracy on India’s economy and society has resulted in an evolution of the role of Customs authorities, from conventional fiscal functions to efforts to protect consumers from hazardous or sub-standard goods, including counterfeits, entering the country. New Dehli, 14 December 2017 To highlight the important role of Customs [...]

4 12, 2017

APL, Honda and Longchamp newest signatories of historic declaration to stamp out maritime shipping of counterfeits

2017-12-05T13:18:40+02:00December 4th, 2017|BASCAP, News|

The addition of 3 new signatories comes on the 1st anniversary of the signing of the original Declaration in Nov. 2017, by leading shipping companies, leading freight forwarders and major multinational brand owners.

20 09, 2017

ICC BASCAP calls for end to use of properties for trade in counterfeit and pirated goods

2017-09-22T12:19:03+02:00September 20th, 2017|BASCAP, News|

A new paper from Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy (BASCAP), an initiative of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), reports on the role that landlords and property owners can play as intermediaries in the counterfeit or pirated goods supply chain if they lease their premises to those involved in trademark counterfeiting, copyright [...]

4 07, 2017

BASCAP urges UN member states to guard consumers from counterfeiting and piracy

2017-07-05T12:11:49+02:00July 4th, 2017|BASCAP, News|

ICC’s Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy (BASCAP) has called on United Nations’ member states to protect consumers from health and safety risks posed by counterfeits and pirated goods. Geneva, 4 July 2017 Speaking at the Second Session of the Intergovernmental Group of Experts (IGE) on Consumer Protection Law and Policy of the [...]